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Ayr is a popular seaside resort just 37 miles south west of Glasgow. It has a charming seafront and leafy green areas, championed by Scots who head there on long weekends and holidays. If you like a spot of golf, there are three public courses: Bellesile, Seafield and Dalmilling. For those who are equine inclined, Ayr Racecourse dates back to the 16th century. The venue is famous for hosting the Scottish Grand National, the Ayrshire Handicap and the Ayr Gold Cup.
Removal Services in Ayr
Britannia Glasgow & Ayrshire Removals can help you with your move to or from Ayr. We also a have a variety of storage options available should you require them for your move or longer term.
Moving to Ayr
Ayr has an overall average house price of £149,852. It is more expensive than nearby Kincaidston, but is cheaper than Belmont and Alloway.
There are a variety of properties in Ayr, from magnificent period mansions, to flats perfect for couples starting on the property ladder. For prices over £300,000 families can live in incredible 4 bedroom detached properties, whereas prices at the lower end of £200,000 still provides ample family properties; usually semi-detached and with smaller gardens. Flats can be purchased for as little as £25,000 and a 2 bed semi in a quiet cul-de-sac can be purchased for £95,000.
Attractions In Ayr
Aside from the racecourse, there are a number of popular attractions in Ayr. One of the most striking is Culzean Castle and country park. The extensive estate sits on top of a cliff, boasting landscaped gardens, lush woodland, and a rugged coastline. The architecture of the 18th century castle is incredible, having been designed by Robert Adam – the architect behind Osterley Park and Syon House in London.
Some of the best attractions for children and families are Ayr Seafront Playpark and Head of Ayr Farm Park. The farm has a variety of animals, from farmyard favourites to exotic meerkats, lemurs and camels. There are also a number of parks and rides, as well as a restaurant and café.
Ayr Transport Links
Ayr is just 30 minutes from the M77, a main artery into Glasgow. In good traffic the drive can take 45 minutes, but this is not ideal for commuters in rush hour. Fortunately, Ayr has a railway station which runs direct trains to Glasgow roughly every 20 minutes. Journey times range between 45 minutes and 1 hour 1 minute. There are also a number of through trains to Edinburgh. There are also services to Girvan, Kilmarnock and Stranraer.
Glasgow Airport is under 1 hour away and has numerous flights nationally and to destinations in Europe. There are also flights to America, the Caribbean, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and Africa.
There are a number of local bus services connecting Ayr to neighbouring towns and villages, as well as destinations further afield.
Storage Services in Ayr
Britannia Glasgow & Ayrshire Removals provides a variety of storage options to suit your needs, whether you are looking for somewhere to store household possessions or commercial storage for your business.
Britannia Glasgow & Ayrshire Removals is the first choice for customers moving to or from Ayr, you can request a quick quote online or call us on 01505 829255 to discuss your removal requirements in more detail. We look forward to hearing from you.